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Term: Kaukauna, Outagamie Co.

Definition:

A community in Outagamie Co. at latitude 441641N and longitude 0881619W .

From Increase Lapham's 1844 Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin:

"The town of KAKALIN embraces township twenty-one, in the ranges eighteen, nineteen, twenty and twenty-one; and townships twenty-two, in ranges eighteen and nineteen, south of the Neenah river, and the country on the west and north of said river... The Grand Kakalin rapids, from which this town derives its name, is near the middle of the town. It is the principal and most noted rapids of the Neenah [Fox]. In a space of eight thousand six hundred feet, according to the survey of Capt. Cram, there is a descent, over horizontal strata of lime-stone rock, of forty-four feet. The river is here divided by about thirty small islands, into numerous small channels. On approaching, and upon leaving these rapids, it has a direction nearly northeast, but upon the rapids it is deflected to a due east course. The Konakapot creek enters the river from the south at these rapids; and a town, called La Fontaine, has been laid out near their foot. Stone, of excellent quality far building, may be quarried here in abundance. A company has been incorporated, to construct a railroad from this point to Lake Winnebago. Bridgeport, or Waupakun, is situated at the mouth of Plum creek, in this town, about two miles below Rapids de Crochet. From this place a survey has been made for a canal ,to Clifton, on Lake Winnebago. The length of the route is fourteen miles and five hundred and eighty feet: a feeder from the north branch of the Manitowoc river, nearly two miles in length, would be necessary. The summit is eighty-five feet and fifty one hundredths above Lake Winnebago, and the Manitowoc, at the head of the proposed feeder, is sixty-eight feet above that lake. By the construction of this canal the rapids of the Neenah [Fox] would be avoided. The population of the town of Kakalin, in 1842, Was 251."


Description from John W. Hunt's 1853 Wisconsin Gazetteer: "KAUKAUNA, P.V., Outagamie county, on section 24 of town of same name. It is eight miles northeast from Appleton, and 115 northeast from Madison. It is situated at the present head of navigation on the Lower Fox, 20 miles above Green Bay. At Kaukauna (formerly Grand Kaukaulin) there is a descent in the river of 44 feet, which is being improved by a canal one mile in length, which is to be passed by four locks, and will probably be completed during the present season. This place has an abundance of water power, and is surrounded by good farming lands, both timbered and openings. Population 200; with 30 dwellings, 3 stores, 4 hotels, 1 saw mill, and a Baptist and Catholic church."

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Kaiser (historical), Price Co.
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Katakittekon Lake.
Katakittekon region
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Kaukalin, Town of, Outagamie Co.
Kaukauna [brief history]
Kaukauna [origin of place name]
Kaukauna, Outagamie Co.
Kaukauna, Town of, Outagamie Co.
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Keene, Portage Co.
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Keeshaynic River, Marquette Co.
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Kegonsa, Dane Co.
Keith (historical), Forest Co.
Kekoskee, Dodge Co.
Kekoskee, Village of, Dodge Co.
Kellner, Portage Co.
Kellners Corners, Manitowoc Co.
Kellnersville, Manitowoc Co.
Kellnersville, Village of, Manitowoc Co.
Kelly Brook, Oconto Co.
Kelly, Juneau Co.
Kelly, Marathon Co.
Kelly, Town of, Bayfield Co.
Kemper Hall (Historic Marker Erected 1979)
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Kennan, Price Co.
Kennan, Town of, Price Co.
Kennan, Village of, Price Co.
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Kenosha [origin of place name]
Kenosha, Kenosha Co.
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Kewaskum, Town of, Washington Co.
Kewaskum, Village of, Washington Co.
Kewaskum, Washington Co.
Kewaunee County [origin of place name]
Kewaunee River
Kewaunee [brief history]
Kewaunee [origin of place name]
Kewaunee, Kewaunee Co.
Kewaunee, Town of, Brown Co.
Kewaunee, Town of, Kewaunee Co.
Keyeser, Columbia Co.
Keyesville, Jefferson Co.
Keyesville, Richland Co.
Keystone, Town of, Bayfield Co.
Kickapoo River
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Kickapoo, Town of, Vernon Co.
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Kiel, Manitowoc Co.
Kieler, Grant Co.
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Kilbourntown (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Kilbourntown (Historic Marker Erected 1998)
Kilbournville, Racine Co.
Kildare, Town of, Juneau Co.
Kimball, Iron Co.
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Kimberly, Outagamie Co.
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King, Town of, Lincoln Co.
King, Waupaca Co.
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Kirchhayn, Washington Co.
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Klondike, Kenosha Co.
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Kloten, Calumet Co.
Knaggs Ferry (Historic Marker Erected 1955)
Knapp, Dunn Co.
Knapp, Town of, Jackson Co.
Knapp, Village of, Dunn Co.
Kneeland, Racine Co.
Knellsville, Ozaukee Co.
Knight, Town of, Iron Co.
Knowles, Dodge Co.
Knowlton, Marathon Co.
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Korean War (Historic Marker Erected 1990)
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